Emigrants Crossing the Plains

Henry Bryan Hall, Jr., American, 1855 - 1900
after Felix Octavius Carr Darley, American, 1822 - 1888



Etching and engraving on wove paper

Sheet: 7 1/2 × 10 3/4 in. (19.1 × 27.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



D. Appleton & Co., New York


Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in plate, lower left: F.O.C. Darley fecit; center: Entered according to act of Congress A.D. 1869 by D. Appleton & Co in the clerks' office of the district court for the southern district of N.Y.; lower right: H.B. Hall, Jr. sc.; lower center: Emigrants Crossing the Plains. / (Accompanying Appletons Journal.)

Course History

HIST 6, NAS 30, History of the American West, Ben Madley, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Images of the West: Selections from the Permanent Collection, MALS 190, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 15-August 28, 1994.

Lower Jewett Corridor, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 23-March 21, 1976.

Nineteenth Century American Prints, Carpenter Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 25-June 12, 1977.

The American Scene: Views of Everyday Life, 1840-1890, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, ArtH50, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 27-September 6, 1998.


Cora McDevitt Wilson (1880-1975), The Book & Print Shop, Hanover, New Hampshire; sold to present collection, 1955.

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